4-year-old boy dies after being struck by vehicle in Vista

VISTA (KUSI) — An 4-year-old boy died Friday after suffering from serious injuries sustained when a vehicle struck him in front of a North County apartment complex. 

The accident occurred shortly before 11 a.m. in the 800 block of East Bobier Drive in Vista when a 66-year-old female driving a 2005 Honda CRV struck the child, according to sheriff’s officials. 

Medics airlifted the victim to Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego for treatment of severe head trauma, where he succumbed to his injuries. 

No other injuries were reported. Deputies closed the street between Anza Avenue and Calle Jules to through traffic to allow investigators to document the scene of the crash.

Alcohol/drugs are not believed to be a factor in the collision. 

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